All About Lightning Electrum
A clone site masquerading as an Electrum SV wallet has emerged. The cloning site has nothing to do with electrum SV and is designed to steal tokens and create chaos in the BSV community.
Several wallets - like Coinomi, Electrum and Wasabi - moved straight to this.
Analysis . . . Bitcoin wallet Electrum "update phishing" currency theft continues.
Now that we understand the benefits of Electrum, we can start using Electrum. Before use, prepare pens and paper to facilitate the recording of safety seeds.
Hackers have hacked Electrum wallets and so far stolen 200 BTCs from users.
iOS Wallet Electron (not Electrum!) QT (using the new code base)
BTC wallet app Electrum was attacked and users lost millions of dollars.
In this demo, Electrum developer Chris Belcher shows how to set up and use an Electrum personal server.
Bitcoin Wallet providers like Trezor and Electrum.
Creating a multi-signature wallet in Qtum Electrum is easy.
Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum has released a 4.0 beta version, adding several important updates, including support for the Lightning network, nearly a year after the previous version of Electrum, 3.3.8 (last July). In the 4.0 beta version, Electrum mainly added features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers) and Submarineswaps (subliminal switching). (Github.
Bitcoin wallet Electrum suffered a phishing attack, at least 1,450 BTC stolen
Researchers at the popular Bitcoin wallet app Electrum have uncovered a malicious shanzhai act aimed at stealing seed keys. The suspicious shanzhai wallet, called Electrum Pro, appeared online in March and has been labeled malware since.
Electrum Wallet is one of the most popular Bitcoin wallets and has been around for several years. However, Electrum wallet users often rely on electrum servers, which presents some security and privacy trade-offs. If you use an Electrum personal server, Electrum wallet users can connect locally to their own private servers, enjoying the convenience of Electrum without any trade-offs.
The electrum and Electrum-LTC versions below 3.3.3 are vulnerable to phishing attacks in which a malicious server displays a message asking the user to download the fake Electrum. To prevent user exposure, versions older than 3.3 can no longer connect to public servers and must be upgraded. Do not download software updates from sources other than electrum.org and electrum-ltc.org.
Electrum and MyEtherWalle users face phishing attacks.
The Litecoin Foundation will migrate from electrum-LTC wallets to BitGo wallets.
If you're using electrum, be sure to "update fishing" for possible stolen coins.
As of press time, phishing attacks that forged Electrum upgrade notifications have stolen at least 1,450 BTC (the number stolen is officially counted by a user, anti-malware companies Malwarebytes and Electrum), with a total value of approximately $11.6 million. It is worth mentioning that Electrum versions lower than 3.3.4 are vulnerable to such phishing attacks. Users who use Electrum wallets should update to the latest version Electrum 3.3.8 through the official website (electrum.org). At present, v4.0.0 has not been officially released. Version, please do not use the link in the prompt message to update, so as to avoid loss of assets
Dynamic . . . Electrum and MyEtherWalle users face phishing attacks.
A new repo qtum-electrum-new was built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
It's not hard to run your own Electrum server and point your wallet to just use it. This restores Electrum to the point where it has the same privacy and security attributes as the full node, where no one else can see the address or transaction that the wallet is interested in. Electrum then becomes an all-node wallet.
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